June 11 2004

2004 Summer Workshops

Books in Spanish for Young Readers

The Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents at California State University San Marcos announces three workshops:

June 21 and 22 — Books and Reading Strategies for Bilingual Students in Grades K-8.” This workshop will focus on reading, selecting, and using appropriate literature to teach reading strategies to bilingual students. Activities will include: Selecting appropriate literature for language proficiency, cultural learning style and reading ability, using literature to teach reading strategies such as reader’s theater, reciprocal teaching, SQ3R, vocabulary strategies, and the directed reading thinking activity. (Two-day workshop to be conducted in English. $75.)

July 12, 13 and 14 — Current Issues: Books in Spanish for Young Readers. Introduction to and analysis of current practices and problems in selecting and using books in Spanish for children and adolescents. (Three-day workshop to be conducted in English. $115.)

  July 26, 27 and 28 — Literature in Spanish for Children and Adolescents/La literatura en español dirigida a los lectores infantiles y juveniles. Introduction to the literature in Spanish for children and adolescents including selection criteria and reading promotion strategies. (Three-day workshop to be conducted in Spanish. $115.)

Workshop sessions will be from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students will be free to use the resources of the Center in the afternoons.

Enrollment is limited; early registration is definitely recommended.

For further information, please call (760) 750-4070, e-mail Dr. Isabel Schon at ischon@csusm.edu, or write: Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents; California State University San Marcos; 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001; Fax: (760) 750-4073.

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